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Business Intelligence Analyst - Data Scientist

Date: Apr 11, 2021

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 16123


Short Description

Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm – providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. 

Who we’re looking for:

A Data Scientist to support the BI & Analytics team.  You will be responsible for taking Herc’s analytics to the next level by incorporating machine learning and other advanced concepts.  You will need to develop a complete understanding of the organization’s data and quickly familiarize yourself with our BI toolset.  To be successful in this role you should have a full grasp of the data science technology stack, but also possess intellectual curiosity, great communication skills, and strong business acumen.

How you will make a difference

  • Work closely with stakeholders and translate technical analysis into business language
  • Partner with BI team and data owners to ensure integrity & accuracy of information
  • Solve problems & predict future outcomes
  • Help the organization adapt to constant business challenges

A day in the life

  • Continuous learning and understanding of all relevant data sources
  • Conduct trend and pattern analysis
  • Collect and organize structured & unstructured datasets/variables in all sizes
  • Execute analytical and methodical experiments
  • Perform descriptive statistical analysis and predictive modeling
  • Utilize algorithms & models for data mining, validation, data cleansing, etc.
  • Visualize data to communicate findings for a non-technical audience
  • Project manage and lead analysis engagements with business stakeholders
  • Assist BI developers with creation of reports & dashboards within QlikSense tool
  • Document business & functional requirements, as well as testing

We would especially love to hear if you have

  • Formal training in disciplines of data science or advanced analytics
  • 3 years of experience working in a data analysis role
  • Proven development experience with statistical computer languages like Python and R
  • Extensive SQL knowledge and familiarity
  • Exposure and experience with multiple BI platforms like Tableau, Qlik, Cognos, etc.
  • Advanced Excel skills, including VBA

Educational Background

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, math, or related analytics field required
Masters in statistics, mathematics or other quantitative discipline preferred

You have the skills to

  • Work comfortably with databases, query languages and data modeling
  • Identify and document anomalies in data
  • Quickly learn & adapt to new tools and processes
  • Effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Interact with all levels of the organization
  • Be an organized and self-motivated/independent worker with attention to detail
  • Meet critical deadlines for high visibility projects and work constructively while under pressure

Who we are

Herc Rentals serves a broad range of end markets, including construction; industrial operations, refineries and petrochemical operations; governmental entities and contractors; disaster recovery and remediation; infrastructure; railroad operations; utilities; film, television, live entertainment and special event production; agricultural operations; and facilities management.

Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays. 



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